Extinction Essays

Wildlife Consevation

Introduction India , the one and only land, defines the most diversified beauty at its pristine location with versatile attraction. Not only in terms of culture, festival and eloquent historical monuments; but this incredible land is best accosted with a variety of wildlife living amidst the astonishing landscape and a wide range of floral beauty. With almost 4% of land under the forests, Indian wildlife is perfectly known as rich and diverse. Lying along the Indomalaya ecozone, India is a…

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Formosan Black Bear

The Formosan black bear is also known as the white-throated bear. They are endemic to Taiwan. In 2001, they were voted the most representative wildlife of Taiwan. And they are also the largest land animals and the only native bears in Taiwan. Because of severe exploitation and habitat degradation in recent decades, populations of wild Formosan black bears have been declining. This species was listed as “endangered” under Taiwan’s Cultural Heritage and Preservation Law in 1989. The body of the…

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Are Zoos Internment Camps for Animals

Majority of people are familiar with the popular animation movie, Madagascar. The plot includes four spoiled zoo animals that escape to the wild and quickly find out that it’s not what they expected. Now this movie has quite the comedic take on a much bigger issue: whether the zoo is an internment camp for animals that should be shut down or not. Zoos are seen as a tourist attraction while the animals are used for the entertainment. Honestly ponder this…

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Why Should We Conserve Plants and Animals_

I am arguing for conserving plants and animals. I will discuss how plants and animals have an impact on our lives and how this would be dramatically changed if they weren’t conserved. The word “conserve” means preservation, especially of the natural environment. In plants and animals case, it means, To keep in existence, to retain and to keep safe from harm or loss.1 Thousands of plant and animal species are being terminated every year due to many factors such as:…

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What Is Your Opinion of Zoos

Recently, zoos have come under a considerable amount of criticism from animal activists, who claim that it is unfair to keep animals in cages and that the money spent on protecting them in their natural environment. Zoologists, on the other hand, insist that zoos benefit not only human beings from an educational standpoint, but that they protect the animals themselves. What is your opinion of zoos? Nowadays, there has been a great deal of controversy about the animals’ rights and…

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Save the Tigers

Someday, we may never see tigers again because tigers are on the critically endangered list, which is why the National Zoo was celebrating Global Tiger Day. This is happening because of poaching and habitat changes. Large plantations have replaced a lot of tiger habitat in several tropical range countries. Tigers occupy only around 7 percent of their historic range. The current wild tiger population is at as few as 3,200 tigers, including only about 400 Sumatran tigers, which are listed…

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Extinction Rates

Extinction can be defined as a phenomenon in which a given species or organism comes to an end. Scientifically, extinction occurs when a species can no longer compete for survival in changing environmental conditions. Extinction of both plants and animals imposes major threat to humanity because it is a major environmental problem on earth and hence a subject of discussion. The rate of loss of species is alarming and it has been attributed to mankind activities particularly the degradation of…

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Theories of Addiction Explanations for Continuing Drug Use and Relapse

Theories of addiction, many have been proposed and a variety of preclinical models have been constructed. several theories were utilized in this study to better understand the basis of addiction. The first theory, negative reinforcement, suggests that the continued use of the psychoactive substance is to avoid withdrawal dysphoria. The next theory subject to research during this study was positive reinforcement. The positive reinforcement theory of addiction suggests the subject continues use of the psychoactive substance simply because they enjoy…

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An End to Animal Abuse

“Animals are dying all over the world and becoming endangered species mostly because of animal abuse and cruelty” (James Gorman). It is a worldwide problem that will continue unless people are concerned about it or stop doing it. There should be more laws regulating child labor. Animal abuse stops scientists from researching animals. Animals become endangered species. It also causes psychological effect. Animal abuse must be abolished. One reason animal abuse must be abolished is because it stops scientists from…

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Intro to Psychology Observation Paper

There are three principles of learning; classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and cognitive learning. Each of these are presented in many examples of our daily lives. Classical conditioning is a phenomenon in which two stimuli are associated, creating a reflex response. There are three examples of classical conditioning. My first example is my boyfriend, he wears a certain type of cologne that I am used to smelling when I am around him. Now whenever I smell that scent I get happy….

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Environmental Pollution

1. Effects on Climate Land pollution can affect the general environment of the Earth. Land pollutions leads to loss in the forest cover of Earth. This is in turn going to affect the amount of rain. Less rains mean lesser vegetation. The effect of all different kinds of pollution will eventually lead to problems like acid rains, greenhouse effect, global warming. All of these problems have already initiated and need to be curbed before the situation runs out of control….

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Are Zoos Unethical to Animals

Recently, contentious debates have risen over the ethical dilemma that zoos pose regarding animals’ rights, freedoms and natural behavior. Many people consider zoos amoral and cruel while others have the notion that they are ethical because they help in research, conservation and proper treatment of wild animals. This sensitive topic has induced different reactions and sparked great debates as people strive to do the right thing. According to Tuyl (2008), Zoos are enclosed spaces and cages that abode animals. Hutchins…

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Any Form of Captivity

Animals should not be kept in any form of captivity. Animals belong in their natural habitat. It is a breach of their natural rights to take them away, and put them behind bars. All animals that are kept in captivity should be realized into the wild. Healthy News In zoos around the world animals are suffering Weird News. Every day animals are taken out of their natural habitat and put behind bars, purely for our beneļ¬t. Studies have shown that…

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Endangered Species

There are many endangered animals in the world today, which play important roles in our environment and in our lives. Humans are the main cause of these animals becoming extinct, but with the help of the government and caring people some of these animals have increased in numbers and have been taken off the endangered species list. Many people think that they cannot do anything to help these poor animals, but they are wrong. There are many ways in which…

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Habitat for Elephants

After observing the giraffe exhibit, my partner Nan Chen and I decided to make our way to observe the Janice Suber McNair Asian Elephant Habitat which was built in 2008; an exhibit, home to seven different elephants, both young and old. The exhibit is home to adult bull Thai, adult cows Methai, Shanti, and Tess, juvenile bull Tucker (Tess’ son), and calves Baylor (Shanti’s son) and Tupelo (Tess’ daughter). Janice Suber McNair Asian Elephant Habitat exhibit covers an enormous three…

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